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Medication Technician Med Tech

Virtual Employee Services (C)
Bonita Springs, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Hourly Pay: $11 - $14

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Executive Director and Wellness Director, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, administer medications to the residents in a safe, accurate, and timely manner.


· Administers medications according to the physician order on the medication administration record (MAR)

· Documents medications administered on the MAR in accordance with company policy. Checks MARs immediately after administration and prior to the end of shift to ensure documentation is complete and accurate

· Conducts change of shift report with oncoming/outgoing shift personnel

· Maintains security of medication cart and narcotic keys during the entire shift. Conduct narcotic count at the beginning and end of every shift in accordance with company policy and procedure

· Provides assistance with Activities of Daily Living such as bathing, dressing, personal hygiene (includes shaving, oral care, nail care, hair care, foot care), toileting, eating, and ambulation/mobility

· Observes and reports changes in residents’ physical condition and cognitive/emotional status to Wellness Director or charge nurse, as needed

· Conducts room checks and resident rounds

· Care for sensory enhancement devices such as eyeglasses and hearing aids

· Escorts residents and coordinates internal transportation needs

· Monitors for environmental safety hazards

· Assists residents without swallowing difficulty with eating

· Collaborates with associates in other departments to assure necessary care and services are provided

· Provides all necessary care and services to assigned residents and assists other caregivers as needed

· Works collaboratively with peers and other team members

· Reports any suspected or witnessed instances of verbal, mental, or physical abuse to licensed staff immediately

· Utilizes safe transfer techniques when assisting residents with mobility

· Documents provision of services on company forms

· Attends and participates in staff meetings and mandatory in-services

· Communicates with physicians and third-party specialists, such as home care providers, labs and hospice professionals

· Copies special paperwork or forms

· Response to emergencies in a prompt and calm manner and immediately reports such emergencies to the charge nurse

Other Responsibilities:

· Maintains professional demeanor at all times when interacting with residents and families

· Participates in and supports the resident-centered activities program

· Uses tactful, diplomatic communication techniques in potentially sensitive or emotionally charged situations

· Follows-up with appropriate staff, residents, or other individuals regarding reported complaints, problems, and concerns

· Acts as ambassador and public relations representative to guests and other off-campus visitors.

· Demonstrates an appreciation of the heritage, values, and wisdom of the residents and an understanding of the aging process

· Participates in projects or committees as assigned

· Assists residents with personal correspondence/telephone usage when requested

· Completes housekeeping tasks such as bed-making, linen changes, vacuuming, emptying trash, and cleaning bathroom

· Assists in a variety of tasks related to dining (escort residents to dining room, assist with set up and clean tables, serve meals, bus tables, etc.)

· Washing residents’ laundry as needed

· Performs related duties as assigned


Qualifications and Required Experience for Medication Technician:

· Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with both residents and staff

· Maintains a safe environment for patients and co-workers transports patients and equipment as appropriate

· Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Skill/Abilities:

· CMA certification

· Experience working with Seniors

· Previous experience as a Medication Technician

Education and Requirements:

· High school diploma or equivalent educational experience

· · Minimum 18 years of age

· Must pass a pre-employment background check, drug screen, TB test and physical

Physical and Mental Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

· Ability to regularly stand, talk, bend, stretch, pull or push and lift items

· Ability to help others with daily activities including but not limited to; bathing, dressing/undressing, dining, exercising, etc.

· Ability to frequently communicate with residents, families, co-workers, etc. Must be able to exchange accurate information in given situations.

· Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Virtual Employee Services (C)


Bonita Springs, FL
34135 USA



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